Co-Founder, Managing Director MIT Sports Lab
Christina Chase is Managing Director and co-founder of the MIT Sports Lab which works with professional teams, global brands, and elite sports organizations to tackle key questions at the intersection of data, sport and engineering. She holds two appointments in MIT’s School of Engineering where she teaches Sports Technology and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Before this she was the first Entrepreneur in Residence at MIT where she helped hundreds of founders go from concept to company. Christina is a Techstars mentor and has judged for the SXSW Accelerator Competition where she was a member of the Advisory Board. Christina is a former cyclist, selected by the US Cycling Federation to train at the US Olympic Training Center. She has taught downhill skiing in Colorado, summited six of Colorado’s 14-ers across seasons, and her latest sport is kiteboarding.
There’s an abundance of data being collected on athletes in training settings, yet without coaches and athletes being able to quickly access this information near real-time, the value and utility of this information can be greatly diminished.
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